Australian Beef Pie

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 35 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 500ml of beef stock
  • 2 chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 diced carrots
  • ½ cup of warm milk
  • 37g of melted butter
  • 500g of minced beef
  • 1 diced onion
  • 2 sticks of diced celery
  • 1kg of diced peeled potatoes
  • 1 tbsp of Plain Flour
  • 2 ½ tbsp of tomato puree

 

NUTRITION

Calories: 500 

Protein:  37.1 g  

Carbs: 38 g 

Fat:  21 g 

 

METHOD

  1. Cooking the Potatoes: Add the potatoes to boiling and salted water in a large saucepan. Cover with a lid then boil till soft and tender.
  2. Strain the water, then mash using a potato ricer or masher. Add salt and pepper to your preference then top with ½ butter and milk.
  3. Preparing the Beef:Add some oil to a frying pan then fry the beef until brown. Transfer the beef to a plate.
  4. Vegetables:Add oil in the pan then sauté the onion until they become golden brown.
  5. Toss in the garlic, carrots, and celery and cook until tender.
  6. Next, add tomato paste along with flour.
  7. Now slowly add the stock. Let the mixture simmer for 3 to 6 minutes before adding the meat back in. Cook until the mixture is thick and vegetables tender then season to taste.
  8. Baking and Serving:On the beef filling, top with the mashed potatoes then spread the butter at the top.
  9. For 5-8 minutes, bake to achieve a brown and crispy crown.
  10. Let it rest for 6 minutes before serving.